Nuclear Blasts Show Terrifying Power
It was 63 years ago today that the United States detonated the very first atomic bomb. Three weeks later, the only two A-bombs dropped in warfare destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan. Many nuclear -- and thermonuclear -- bombs have been tested since. Here are some images. Left: Operation Upshot-Knothole, conducted at the Nevada Proving Ground […]
Forgotten Horrors: Ant-Walking Alligators of Hiroshima - KnowledgeNuts
After the bomb went off, Hiroshima was transformed from a dull backwater city into a momentary vision of Hell. Among the horrors witnessed by survivors were the ‘ant-walking alligators’—creatures of the blast that seemed neither human nor animal, neither living nor dead.